Tiff’s Stuff

Liberal America’s founder’s take on things — political and otherwise.

Sexual Abuse Over 4 Generations — ‘Just Melvin, Just Evil’

Sexual Abuse Over 4 Generations — ‘Just Melvin, Just Evil’

I actually started writing about the documentary Just Melvin, Just Evil?– a story about generational sexual abuse — about eight months ago. It’s an important piece, but I had to put it down. I just didn’t have the stomach for it. Honestly, I still don’t. But it’s important…so I’ll finish this story for you guys.?People […]

28 Reasons I’m DONE Talking To My Conservative Friends And Family

28 Reasons I’m DONE Talking To My Conservative Friends And Family

I’m a Southern girl. Born in the South, raised in the South, and have rarely lived anywhere BUT the South. I actually love the South. I’ll die in the South. Being a Southern girl, I have more than my share of right-wing friends, neighbors, and family members — and some of you have in recent […]

15 States Have Failed Women, Turning Their Backs On Reproductive Rights

15 States Have Failed Women, Turning Their Backs On Reproductive Rights

As the new Republican majority congress settles in, they are making quick work to push more reproductive rights regulation with five new bills that would do things like defund Planned Parenthood and further restrict abortion access. The pro-life movement in our country is a great threat to women’s rights. In fact, it has escalated beyond a […]

This Guy Wooed Me With Politics On A Dating Site. He’s What’s Wrong With America.

This Guy Wooed Me With Politics On A Dating Site. He’s What’s Wrong With America.

I’ve been single for a long time and sometimes I date, sometimes I don’t, but I do keep a dating site profile. I’m an advocate for online dating sites. Though I’ve met my share of kooks, I’ve also met a lot of really nice people. There are good people out there — this guy who […]

This Young Black Man Has A Strong Message For ‘My Black People’

This Young Black Man Has A Strong Message For ‘My Black People’

A young African American man has made a video. He’s the latest in the group of people who are blaming black people for racism and profiling. He says this: ?Black people: It is 2014,? he says simply. ?Hate to break this to you, but if your life is messed up, it ain?t because of slavery?Slavery […]

KKK Guy Who Harassed Me Gave An Interview. The Ignorance Is Far Worse Than We Thought.

KKK Guy Who Harassed Me Gave An Interview. The Ignorance Is Far Worse Than We Thought.

I went on the?Alan Colmes radio show this week to discuss my recent experience with being harassed and threatened by the KKK. You can hear my interview here. Wednesday evening, Chuck Harless — the man who was harassing me — appeared as a guest on the show to tell his side. Chuck Harless comes with […]

The KKK Called Me And Left A Threatening Voicemail. Here It Is.

The KKK Called Me And Left A Threatening Voicemail. Here It Is.

This morning, I wrote a story about Anonymous’s?recent interactions with the?Ku Klux Klan (KKK). I was essentially just doing an FYI of what my friend Anomaly100 of FreakOutNation and Liberaland fame had already done. She broke this crazy story — she does that a lot. I had a couple of interactions on Twitter and the […]

Liberal America Founder Candidly Discusses Her IUD And How The Hobby Lobby Decision Hits Home

Liberal America Founder Candidly Discusses Her IUD And How The Hobby Lobby Decision Hits Home

I want to talk about my IUD. I promise it’s not going to be a lot of “TMI” stuff — it’s not my practice to talk publicly about my sex life, my health, my periods, my finances, etc… But this is?a simple story that needs to be told because I’m one of the millions of […]

These Father-Daughter Christian Purity Ball Photos Are Really Creepy

These Father-Daughter Christian Purity Ball Photos Are Really Creepy

As a Christian mother, I’ll admit that I’m a bit baffled by the ritualistic ceremony called “The Purity Ball.” Why are young girls having a ritual to get their fathers involved with celebrating their virginity and proclaiming himself her “boyfriend” of sorts until she marries? I don’t like it, OK? It’s just….weird. And unnecessary. From […]

These People Pretended To Be Homeless To See If Their Relatives Would Notice (VIDEO)

These People Pretended To Be Homeless To See If Their Relatives Would Notice (VIDEO)

The New York City Rescue Mission recently started a campaign called Make Them Visible, a social experiment in which unsuspecting people walk right by their relatives who are dressed up to appear to be homeless people. Will they recognize their own family members? Or have the homeless become completely invisible? Watch the video to find […]

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